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REMINDER: ARTS AND CULTURE DISTRICT SURVEY

Friday, February 26, 2021

What arts and culture programming would you like to see in Goshen? Please take a few minutes today to answer this survey and you'll get a chance to win one of three free screenings of a movie of your choosing at the newly renovated Goshen Theater. Click here to take the survey. more

ROAD CLOSURE: OLIVE STREET

Friday, February 26, 2021

Due to additional utilities that were uncovered during the excavation, Olive Street will again be closed just north of Lincoln from Monday, March 1, through Friday, March 5. Olive Street will be open to traffic this weekend. more

UPDATE ON ROAD CLOSURE: OLIVE STREET AT LINCOLN AVENUE

Friday, February 19, 2021

Due to the weather, the closure on Olive Street north of Lincoln Avenue was postponed until Monday, Feb. 22 through Friday, Feb. 26 . NIPSCO is working to relocate a gas main in this area, and crews will need to remove and excavate underneath the roadway. Traffic will be detoured onto Steury... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Today, 2:00pm

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88677698824 Or Telephone: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 886 7769 8824 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

City Council meeting

Tuesday, March 2, 2021, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84553977956 or call (312) 626-6799 or (929) 205-6099 and dial the meeting ID: 845 5397 7956. To speak during the public meeting, the public should use the “raise hand” feature on meeting or dial *9 if calling on the telephone.

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, March 8, 2021, 2:00pm

Please click the link below to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88677698824 Or Telephone: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 886 7769 8824 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


 

City Council

  • Jim McKee (Republican)
  • Doug Nisley (Republican)
  • Matt Schrock (Republican)
  • Megan Eichorn (Democrat)
  • Gilberto Pérez Jr. (Democrat)
  • Brett Weddell (Republican) - President
  • Julia King (Democrat)
  • Hazany Palomino - Youth Adviser

To learn more about the City Council and ways to contact council members, click here


Board of Public Works & Safety

  • Mayor Jeremy Stutsman
  • Michael Landis (Appointed 7/00)
  • Mary Nichols (Appointed 11/19)

To learn more about the Board of Public Works & Safety, click here


Redevelopment Commission

The City of Goshen established the Goshen Redevelopment Commission to act as a catalyst for new development in targeted areas. This is done through techniques including real estate acquisition, site preparation, environmental remediation and providing public infrastructure to the site. Annual appointments are made by the Mayor and City Council, and a 2-year liaison is appointed by the School Board.

  • Tom Stump, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Vince Turner, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Brian Garber, appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Andrea Johnson, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Brett Weddell, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Bradd Weddell, school liaison appointed by Council (term 1/19 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Redevelopment Commission, click here


Plan Commission

  • Josh Corwin, City Engineering – Ongoing appointment
  • Richard Worsham Board of Public Works and Safety appointment (term 1/20 - 12/20)
  • Tom Holtzinger, Secretary, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Caleb Morris, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/21 - 12/24)
  • Aracelia Manriquez, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Hesston Lauver, Citizen appointed by Mayor (term 1/18 - 12/21)
  • Jim McKee, President, appointed by Council (term 1/20 - 12/23)
  • Rolando Ortiz, VP, appointed by Mayor (term 1/19 - 12/22)
  • James Wellington, appointed by Park Board (term 1/19 - 12/22)

To learn more about Plan Commission, click here. 


Board of Zoning Appeals

  • Aracelia Manriquez, Chair, appointed by Plan Commission (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Tom Holtzinger, Vice Chair, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/21)*
  • Richard Aguirre, Secretary, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Mike Potuck, appointed by Mayor (1/20 - 12/23)
  • Lee Rohn, appointed by the City Council (1/21 - 12/24)
  • Angela McKenna, appointed by Mayor (alternate)
  • Mervin Helmuth, appointed by the City Council (alternate)

To learn more about the Board of Zoning Appeals, click here. 
* Is a member of the City of Goshen Plan Commission


Board of Building Appeals

  • JC Schrock, appointed by Mayor (7/14 - 6/16)
  • Brad Hunsberger. appointed by Mayor (7/15 - 6/17)
  • Fire Chief, appointed by Mayor
  • Tim Short, appointed by Council (7/17 - 6/19)
  • Pete Weddell, appointed by Council (7/18 - 6/20)

Board of Aviation Commissioners

  • Denny Richmond (1/19 - 12/22)
  • Galen Miller (1/18 - 12/21)
  • Steve Johnson (1/16 - 12/19)
  • Patty Morgan (1/17 - 12/20)
  • Jeff Harztler (1/18 - 12/21)

To learn more about the Board of Aviation, click here


Community Relations Commission

  • Michele Fanfair-Steury (1/19 - 12/21)
  • AJ Delgadillo (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Sreekala Rajagopalan (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Glenn Null (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Donald Brown (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Judith Davis (1/20 - 12/22)
  • Yolo Lopez DeMarco (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Cathie Cripe (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Misleny Moreno (Youth Adviser) 
  • Julia King (City Council Liaison)

To learn more about the Community Relations Commission, click here.  To see a full list of commissioners and contact information, click here.


Board of Cemetery Trustees

  • Mary Lou Hetler (1/17–12/20)
  • Pete Weddell (1/16–12/19)
  • Michelle Kercher (1/19–12/22)
  • Phil Self (1/18–12/21)
  • Colin Yoder (1/18–12/21)

This board meets quarterly, on the first Thursday, 2 p.m., at the City Hall Conference Room.


Economic Development Commission

  • Don Reigsecker, appointed by Mayor (2/17 - 1/21)
  • David Newell, appointed by Mayor (2/18 - 1/22)
  • Zac Bontrager, appointed by Council (2/16 - 1/20)

Mayor's Environmental Advisory Committee

  • Kathleen Jones
  • Lewis Naylor
  • James Loewen
  • Paul Steury
  • Jose Chiquito
  • AJ Delgadillo
  • Leah Thill
  • Glenn Gilbert
  • Josh Schrock, Youth Adviser
  • Phil Metzler, Adviser

All members of the MEAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the environment in Goshen. 


Parks & Recreation Board

  • Jennifer Shell
  • Roger Nafziger
  • Barb Swartley
  • James Wellington
  • Doug Yoder

This board meets monthly, on the third Monday, 5:30 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center. To learn more about the Parks and Recreation Board, click here.


Shade Tree Board

  • Kristen Savage, appointed by Mayor (1/17 - 12/19)
  • Greg Imbur, appointed by Mayor (1/18 - 12/20)
  • David Ostergren, appointed by Mayor (1/19 - 12/21)
  • Ned Kauffman, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Stan King, appointed by Council (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Erin Floyd, appointed by Council (1/19 - 12/21) 
  • Ryan Smith (1/20 - 12/22)

This board meets monthly, on the fourth Monday, 7 p.m., at Rieth Interpretive Center.


Traffic Commission

  • Dennis Richmond
  • Brett Weddell
  • David Gibbs
  • Mario Mora
  • Mike Happer
  • Nick Kieffer
  • Alan Metcalf
  • Evan Bontrager

Goshen Arts Council

  • Joni Earl (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Tim Near (9/16 - 12/18)
  • John Mishler (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Kathy Stiffney (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Rafael Chavez (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Sunday Mahaja (9/16 - 12/18)
  • Anna Wiebe (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Josh Cooper (1/18 - 12/20)
  • Jerry Lapp (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Marcia Yost (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Brian Whirledge (5/18 - 12/20)
  • Kelly Kramer (5/18 - 12/20)

To learn more about the Mayor's Art Council, click here. 


Mayor's Latino Advisory Committee

  • Richard Aguirre
  • Rocio Diaz
  • Rosa Alba
  • Jose Elizalde
  • Daisy Gaspar
  • Virginia Munoz
  • Ignacio Zepeda
  • Manuel Cortez
  • Felipe Merino

All members of the MLAC are appointed by the Mayor and serve in the capacity of advising the Mayor on issues related to the Latino community in Goshen. 


* Appointed by the Goshen City Council